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Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 24 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Gun & PowderSignature Theatre
Jan. 28 – Feb. 23 Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.
The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping BeautyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 A colorful pageant danced to Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous music.
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Thru Jun. 1 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Bowie Symphonic: BlackstarStrathmore
Sat. Feb 15 Tribute to the late David Bowie.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Broadway Center Stage: Next to NormalThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 29 – Feb. 2
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
Riffs and Relations: Terrance HayesThe Phillips Collection
Thu. Apr 23
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
Alvin Ailey American Dance TheaterThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 4 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: MLK Tribute ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann FennellyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11